East Renfrewshire Council

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East Renfrewshire Council has set its budget for 2022/23, which tackles the savings gap, balances the books and protects key frontline services. Council leader Tony Buchanan outlined the spending plans for the year ahead at a meeting of the full council on Thursday 3 March.

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Following the completion last year of 39 council houses as part of Taylor Wimpey's Maidenhill development, a further 43 homes are set to be handed over to East Renfrewshire residents throughout the summer including a mix of cottage flats, terraced houses, semi-detached and detached homes. New tenant

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East Renfrewshire Council has started works to upgrade and improve council houses across the region. New high quality kitchens will be installed in 200 homes between now and March next year as part of the council's capital improvement programme, which highlights a pledge to continually improvin

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East Renfrewshire residents are being urged to take part in a budget consultation to help shape the council's future priorities for 2022/23. With Covid-19 having highlighted how future priorities might change, East Renfrewshire Council said digital connectivity is now even more important to ena

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Tenants have started moving into brand new council houses in the Maidenhill area of Newton Mearns as construction on the first phase of the development is completed.

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A number of companies are operating across East Renfrewshire to install measures to help make homes more energy efficient at reduced or no cost through the availability of funding or grants. Improvement measures can include installing new boilers, putting in wall and floor insulation, and more.

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Plans submitted by Dickie & Moore Homes to knock down a riding school in Newton Mearns to build 17 flats have been rejected. The plans received 40 objections which claimed the scheme would be out of character with the surrounding area.

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East Renfrewshire Council has frozen council tax rates for 2021/22 as it set an outline budget for the year. The council has benefitted from a 0.45% increase in the like for like grant settlement and additional funding for a council tax freeze from the Scottish Government, as well as the use of &pou

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Tributes have been paid to former East Renfrewshire councillor Kenny Hay, who passed away suddenly on Tuesday. Mr Hay served as a Labour councillor for Barrhead, Liboside and Uplawmoor from 2012 to 2017.

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East Renfrewshire Council’s housebuilding project has continued in Barrhead with the progression of work at its Balgraystone Road development.

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